Have a picnic at sea with Angel Island Ferry 

click to enlarge Picnic at sea: Bring a home-packed meal, adult beverages, favorite companions and get onboard this 90-minute floating feast where you’re likely to meet more locals than tourists. - WEEKENDSHERPA.COM
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  • Picnic at sea: Bring a home-packed meal, adult beverages, favorite companions and get onboard this 90-minute floating feast where you’re likely to meet more locals than tourists.

FRIDAY

‘The Wall’: Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters performs the seminal album in its entirety with a full band and state-of-the-art production. [8:15 p.m., AT&T Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza, S.F.]

SATURDAY

A great excursion

Picnic at sea:
Bring a home-packed meal, adult beverages, favorite companions and get onboard this 90-minute floating feast where you’re likely to meet more locals than tourists. The Angel Island Ferry’s Friday and Saturday sunset picnic cruises run May through October. The trip leaves from Tiburon and heads west toward Sausalito and Richardson Bay. Eat, drink and be merry amid stellar 360-degree views from the upstairs deck. [Visit WeekendSherpa.com to sign up for email about getting outdoors in Northern California]

Celebrations

Taiwanese culture:
The 2012 Taiwanese American Cultural Festival features Taiwanese and Taiwanese-American food and more. Guests include Johnny Hi-Fi. [10 a.m. to 6 p.m., 333 Post St., S.F.]

Art and history: A “Celebration of Art, History and Nature” takes place at Runnymede Farm. Festivities include a picnic lunch, a self-guided sculpture tour, and wine and beer tasting. [10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Runnymede Road, Woodside]

Food fête:
Nextcourse, a group dedicated to promoting good nutrition, presents the third annual S.F. Veggie Fiesta. [11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Mission High School football grounds, off Church Street between 17th and 18th streets, S.F.]

Theater

Asian anomalies:
The United States of Asian America Festival presents “Atypical,” a show of stereotype-challenging stories by seven “not-so-textbook Asian  Americans.” [8 p.m., Mission Cultural Center, 2868 Mission St., S.F.]

Exhibitions

Portraits of Mother:
The San Francisco International Museum of Women presents “Making Mothers Visible Day San Francisco,” a photography pop-up event honoring local moms. [10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Main Library, 100 Larkin St., S.F.]

Comedy

Comedy benefit:
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department presents “LOL for RFD,” a comedy show benefiting Rec and Park programs for children on the autism spectrum. [8 p.m., Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon St., S.F.]

SUNDAY

Fort Mason Farmers Market top picks

  • Irises
  • Burlat cherries
  • Ground beef
  • Purple asparagus
  • Strawberries

– www.fortmason.org

Comedy

Stand-up show:
Mother’s Day is the theme of May’s “Hella Gay Comedy Show,” a monthly LGBT comedy variety series. Drag queen comic Cassandra Gorgeous emcees. [8 p.m., 50 Mason Social House, 50 Mason St., S.F.]

Music

Teen jazz artists:
SFJazz presents its High School All-Stars Jazz Orchestra. The concert includes unique compositions and arrangements with a focus on American themes. [7 p.m., Jewish Community Center, 3200 California St., S.F.]

A great bike ride

Mother’s Day ride:
Rickshaw Bagworks and Girl Bike Love host a one-way pedal across the Golden Gate Bridge ending in a picnic in Sausalito. Women in particular are encouraged to join the ride, which  goes from Rickshaw’s home base in Dogpatch, down the Embarcadero and across the Golden Gate Bridge. Ride back or take the ferry home; bring cash for food and ferry. [9 a.m., meet at Rickshaw Bagworks, 904 22nd St., S.F., www.sfbike.org]

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